Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

Juliana Horatia Ewing M.V. Wheelhouse / Feb 20, 2020
Six to Sixteen A Story for Girls This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digiti
  • Title: Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls
  • Author: Juliana Horatia Ewing M.V. Wheelhouse
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is a pre 1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally importanThis is a pre 1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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      • Juliana Horatia Ewing M.V. Wheelhouse

        Born in 1841, Juliana Horatia Gatty was the daughter of the Rev Alfred Gatty, a Church of England vicar, and an author, and of Margaret Gatty, also an author She was married to Major Alexander Ewing, of the British army pay department, in 1867, relocating with him to New Brunswick, Canada, for the first two years of their marriage Although Major Ewing was posted abroad again, in 1879 and 1881, Mrs Ewing was prevented from accompanying him by ill health She moved to Bath in 1885, in the hopes that the change would improve her health, but she died there that same year.Juliana Horatia Ewing sometimes also styled Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing, or just Mrs Ewing is credited by Roger Lancelyn Green as being the author of the the first outstanding child novels in English literature In addition to her children s novels, Ewing also edited a number of magazines for young readers, including the Nursery Magazines from 1856 , the Monthly Packet and the monthly Aunt Judy s Magazine both from 1866.


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    1. Read as part of the Book Riot Read Harder 2018 Challenge Category A children s classic published before 1980 She s no relation, but I ve always had a curiosity about the work of my mid Victorian namesake Mrs Ewing, author of dozens of books and short stories for children before her early death In her time a bestseller, hardly anyone reads her now, but there s a chain of admiration linking her to the present day there s something of Mrs.Ewing s unpatronising interest in childhood concerns in the [...]


    2. One of the nicest things about eBooks is all of the obscure gems that have become readily accessible for the Kindle and other formats, often for free since they are in the public domain This story of a young girl s growing up, orphaned in India and returned to Britain, where she is not only wanted, but loved, by the several families who take her in, shows a girl who is sensible and smart, who pokes fun at the shallow characters around her and values substance She and her adoptive older sister t [...]


    3. This is the second time I have read this and probably the last It was as mediocre the second time round as the first It s perfectly readable, but not outstanding Maybe it s all a bit too tame Not much happens For the most part there is no darkness to contrast with the light It starts well and it ends well, but in between there is not much of a plot, just lots of nice people with no depths or shades of character.Ironically it was the nondescript middle portion which felt like Ewing was ahead of h [...]


    4. I ve only read a part, but the beginning MUST have been the inspiration for The Secret Garden It is almost identical The language is stuffy than the Secret Garden, but it was interesting to see all of the parallels.


    5. A light piece, really geared toward girls, like it says The most interesting thing to me was the cover of the book, which seems to have nothing to do with the book.


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